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Table 2 Patients characteristics for the validation study

From: Progranulin (GP88) tumor tissue expression is associated with increased risk of recurrence in breast cancer patients diagnosed with estrogen receptor positive invasive ductal carcinoma

Characteristics Groups Number %
Age at diagnostics Median 59.3  
  Range 24.4 to 92.8  
Age distribution < 50 65 24.6
  > 50 199 75.4
Ethnicity Caucasian 228 86.4
  African-American 31 11.7
  Asian 5 1.9
PR Positive 176 66.6
  Negative 65 24.6
  Unknown 23 8.7
Tumor Size ≤ 2 cm 173 65.5
  2 to 5 cm 73 27.7
  > 5 cm 18 6.8
Tumor grade Grade 1 8 3.2
  Grade 2 94 37.6
  Grade 3 148 59.2
  Unknown 14 5
Stage 1 72 27.4
  2 154 58.6
  3 35 13.3
Lymph Node Negative 109 41.3
  Positive 155 58.7
Hormone No 75 28.4
  Yes 189 71.6
Chemotherapy No 128 48.5
  Yes 136 51.5
Radiation No 219 83
  Yes 45 17
GP88 < 3+ 217 82
  = 3+ 47 18